Australia to strengthen ties with Papua-New Guinea

Many in PNG feel that some sections of Australia don’t have any knowledge of their country.¬† PM Anthony Albanese has sought to improve¬† relations with PNG given the long relationship between the two countries.

A stronger Defence pact will aid security given the aggressive nature of Chinese expansionism in the region.

Mr Albanese stressed the relationship should move ahead as a friendship of equals.

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Ian Kemish – Former Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 18 January 2023